About Rachel Harrison Communications
We are a lifestyle focused communications agency with a special focus in travel, hospitality, spirits and F&B. We help our clients build their brands and drive revenue through media awareness, integrated digital marketing tactics, unique activations and word of mouth. We’re small, nimble and creative. Our founder is very hands on and involved in the everyday account management giving clients senior level support every step of the way. Leveraging 20+ years in the industry, RHC utilizes stellar contacts, strategic thinking and finger-on-the pulse creativity to help clients grow their business. We dream up creative ideas to keep our clients top of mind – and we make sure those creative ideas are seen and heard.
Job Description We are looking for a Junior Publicist to join RHC to support the needs of our business, including: administrative duties, account support, building and managing of media lists and creative brainstorming to keep ahead of current trends and what’s happening in our client’s worlds.
Monitor and collect press coverage for clients; create weekly reports for clients
Build, qualify and manage database of media, bloggers and influencers
Prepare agendas and materials for all internal meetings (client and team).
Take client-facing meeting notes to provide recaps and action items to follow all meetings.
Draft press releases, Q&A documents, biographies and other press materials including editorial pieces and content
Conduct proactive and reactive media pitching; seek out creative ideas and opportunities; identify and cultivate story ideas for media pitching
Manage editorial calendars and find ways to get clients involved
Contribute to creative brainstorming sessions
Follow industry and client category trends; share insights and key findings as it relates to competitors
Compile news of the day that relates to current clients in major publications
Manage expenses for team
Internship experience in communications or marketing
Strong Interest in public relations
Strong writing skills and an ability to think creatively
Great communications skills, maturity and the ability to manage up
Courage to get out there, meet people and build relationships / Courage to express ideas and creative thinking to help clients and help team
Ability to know what needs to be done, before being asked